The table below looks at the statistics for Manual Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Newcastle upon Tyne region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 66 67 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 2 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.44% 0.20% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 0.24% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 0
Average salary £43,250 £23,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+84.04% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Manual Testing
Tyne and Wear

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
387 409 398
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 85.81% 81.15% 81.72%
Number of salaries quoted 344 320 355
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,232
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,500 £28,636
10% offered a salary of more than £63,299 £47,000 £61,215
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the Newcastle upon Tyne region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Manual Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Manual Testing
Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Manual Testing Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Manual Testing
Salary Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the Newcastle upon Tyne region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

Manual Testing Salary Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

Manual Testing
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing Manual Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Manual Testing.

1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
1 2 (66.67%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
2 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) User Stories
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing Manual Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Manual Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Automation Tester
1 2 (66.67%) Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Manual Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Tester
2 1 (33.33%) QA Automation Tester
2 1 (33.33%) QA Manager
2 1 (33.33%) QA Manual Tester
2 1 (33.33%) QA Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium Automation Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Software Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Web Automation Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Web Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) User Stories
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
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